Twitter users react to Austin ISD not cancelling, delaying classes

Photo by Ralph Barrera

A school bus splashes water from the road during a rain storm May 19, 2016. Photo by Ralph Barrera

After a seemingly mundane tweet Thursday about morning rain, Austin ISD’s Twitter mentions began filling up with tweets, memes and gifs from locals wondering why the district hadn’t delayed classes.

School districts are much more likely to either cancel or delay classes due to flooding. But heavy rain and concerns about potential flooding have prompted districts to modify their schedules before, such as a heavy rain event during mid-April.

 

Some users included gifs to express disappointment or confusion.

Other users replied to the district’s tweets with memes.

The winning tweet summed up the district’s decision just about perfectly.

Read about the latest weather conditions, and view more photos from Thursday’s rain. Download the American-Statesman’s weather app, available on Apple iTunes and Google Play. 

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